Well. This is
the only way you'll ever get to understand what all the fuss was
translates beautifully into the written word, there's really no
beating hearing the man himself talk his talk so just click on
the mp3 links below.
Just to start you
off, here's a few clips and I'll be adding more over the next
few weeks. Oh yes, and while I think about it: virtually all
these clips must be copyrighted to someone or other so if
there's anyone who wants these taken down, or wants a good,
sound acknowledgement, please just drop me a line and I'll be
more than happy to do it.
Further Up The Creek
Stan puts in a
brief appearance in this 1958 film as he unintentionally
disorientates ship's Captain David Tomlinson. The first voice is
the always excellent Michael Ripper as the railway station
Ticket Collector, then Tomlinson, then Stan as the railway
the Press - Elvis Presley
The first part of
Stan's brilliant Press Q&A from Rotatey.
From 1962 a
different take on the Rotatey track, this time
with a jazz group backing.
Press For Time
Stan as Town
Clerk Mr Nottage gives a speech marking the opening of the Keir
Hardie Estate's 1000th Council house in the 1966 Norman Wisdom
Unwin's Guide to the Infernal Engine
A track from Side
Two of Stan's second album The World of Stanley Unwin.
The Secret Service
exchange with a copper from the pilot episode A Case For
his favourite Time Lord.
In 1999, the BBC
put together a whole host of activities right across the country
Think of England in an effort to explore 'Englishness'.
Part of this festival involved commissioning Stanley to give his
views on a wide range of subjects. Here are the results.